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When his sister takes him to visit a friend who’s just given birth, middle-aged womanizer Robert (Resnais and Rohmer veteran André Dussolier) realizes that the new mother is his old girlfriend Claire. He decides he still loves her, but then he encounters a young woman nicknamed “Aïe,” who, upon their first meeting, offers to have an affair with him. Is this an attractive proposal? To answer that question, it helps to know that “aïe” is the French equivalent of “ouch.” Ouch (played by Hélène Fillières, sister of director Sophie Fillières) is beautiful but strange, the sort of obsessive eccentric who just might make Robert reconsider his compulsive philandering—and who is also a catalyst for other people’s personal revelations. Aïe! is the second feature by writer-director Fillières, a 30-something who represents a new wave of French women filmmakers. The film is followed by a wine reception. The screening begins at 7 p.m. at the Embassy of France’s La Maison Française, 4101 Reservoir Road NW. $42. (202) 357-3030. (Mark Jenkins)